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Holiday Wishlist 2021: Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas is right around the corner, and that means one thing - gift giving! Everyone might have a different strategy, but there's no denying that with this being the second Christmas in the time of COVID-19, the perfect Christmas gift will definitely bring some extra joy and much-needed holiday spirit for many.

So, here's a list of some classic and favourite gifts. Be it presents for the little ones or the entire family, our gift ideas will deliver joy to the ones you love.

1. For the Gamers

Know someone who is always on the lookout for new games? Unless you're a gamer yourself, it might be challenging to find a winning Christmas gift to make them jump for joy. If they've already got the latest PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X, you can’t go wrong with other gaming-related gifts.

The ASUS TUF Gaming Monitor VG249Q1A is perfect for satisfying the computer gamer’s wishlist. This 23.8-inch Full HD IPS gaming monitor has a speedy refresh rate of 165Hz that supports immersive gameplay. Designed with amazing features such as FreeSync Premium, Shadow Boost, and ASUS Extreme Low Motion Blur (ELMB), it completes the ultimate gaming setup. Fully eliminating ghosting for sharp gaming visuals, your beloved gamer will appreciate you for this gesture. Not sure if this monitor fits your budget? Fret not! With M1, you can sign up or re-contract any 2-year Fibre Broadband plan and get this monitor as an add-on at just $14/month!

Looking for something simpler? A gaming subscription might do the trick! There are all kinds of games out there, but one game that's great for newcomers is Mobile Legends: Bang Bang. Having garnered a huge following since its release, this multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) allows gamers to play with up to 4 other players. You only need to nail the basics to become a Mobile Legend Ace, so gift a subscription to M1’s data pack and let them enjoy unlimited data access! Allow your gift recipient to play to their heart’s content at only $5/month!

2. For the Kids

With work and busy schedules, keeping the kids entertained, especially during the holidays can be tough. Although there are many new tech gadgets, one that has stood the test of time is iPad. Available in several different models, it is a great device. Both educational and fun, iPad is a multi-functional tool! From fun games that will help your child pick up vocabulary, to the top mobile games that offer endless fun, this gift triumphs over other educational toys that they will eventually outgrow. If you’re worried about your child falling victim to harmful online content, subscribe to Cyber Guardian for added security. Customise what they can see, limit their surfing time, and safeguard them 24/7 with ease.

3. For the Family

To brighten up the home during the most wonderful time of the year, why not transform your home into a smart one? Smart homes have been all the rage recently thanks to the added convenience they bring to our lives. Skip the generic gifts and jump full force into tech gadgets like ASUS Lyra Voice, an all-in-one Wi-Fi mesh router with built-in Amazon Alexa and stereo speakers.

Alternatively, power up your home Wi-Fi with a mesh system. These networking solutions, including the Google Nest WiFi, will ensure that Wi-Fi dead spots are the thing of the past. Other routers like the ASUS RT-AX88U provide a speedy performance, so you’ll never have to hear anyone complaining that the internet is slow ever again!

You can also consider subscribing to M1’s digital services like Netflix and meWATCH Prime. Binge-watch latest releases like the Squid Game when you choose 1 of the 3 Netflix subscription plans, with prices starting as low as $12.98/month. Worried that streaming shows will take a toll on your internet bandwidth? Get the 2Gbps Fibre Broadband plan and dedicate 1 connection for high bandwidth applications like gaming or video streaming!

4. For Your Cherished Ones & Yourself

If you think it’s about time you treated your loved ones with something far from generic, the latest mobile phones will always do the trick. Whether for mum, dad, grandma, the kids, or even yourself, a handset always makes for a great gift idea! At M1, you can find the best smartphone deals and promotions. From the latest foldable phones in the Samsung Galaxy Z series such as the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 and Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3, to the newly released iPhone 13 line-up, we offer a wide range of mobile phones from various brands. If you’re getting a handset for yourself, get one on our Bespoke plans on your own terms, and have your choice of phone delivered right to your doorstep!